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SA Councils Media Releases/News

Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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VET Student Awards application

(Wakefield Regional Council)
21 October 2017 4:08pm
Get your application forms here

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Proposed Olive Removal along Third Creek

(Campbelltown City Council)
20 October 2017 4:16pm
Council is proposing to remove some of the olive trees located within Third Creek between Moore St and Fourth St.

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New home for Community Transport officially opens

(The Berri Barmera Council)
20 October 2017 4:07pm
Today the new Riverland office for the Red Cross was officially opened in Berri. It is great to see that Red Cross have moved into our region (30 Kay Avenue, Berri) and that they will be providing a range of services including the Community Transport Services that were formally provided by Council..

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Port Augusta City Council welcomes SEGRA 2017 conference delegates

(Port Augusta City Council)
20 October 2017 3:26pm
Port Augusta City Council (Council) welcomes delegates to the 2017 Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) Conference to be held at Central Oval between 24 and 27 October.

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SEGRA 2017 conference

(Port Augusta City Council)
20 October 2017 3:25pm
Port Augusta City Council welcomes SEGRA 2017 conference delegates

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NDIS Community Information Expos - Eyre Peninsula

(District Council of Elliston)
20 October 2017 3:16pm
The National Disability Insurance Scheme is coming to South Australia. Community Expos are planned for Ceduna, Port Lincoln and Whyalla during the month of November.

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Plenty to do this weekend in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
20 October 2017 2:50pm
The weekend starts on Friday night and there's something for everyone in the region

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Vote now to win projects for our community

(Whyalla Council)
20 October 2017 2:09pm
The State Government's Fund My Neighbourhood program has $40m for community projects

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Elliston Reconciliation Monument Wording

(District Council of Elliston)
20 October 2017 11:48am
The District Council of Elliston is currently considering the wording for the Reconciliation Monument which is part of the Elliston Coastal Trail Project. This page is for material and information about this issue.

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Relocation of programs from the BeActive Centre

(Port Augusta City Council)
20 October 2017 11:44am
Programs currently held at the BeActive Centre will relocate after 24 October 2017.

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BeActive Centre

(Port Augusta City Council)
20 October 2017 11:42am
Relocation of programs from the BeActive Centre

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Free entry for kids to the Maritime Museum

(Whyalla Council)
20 October 2017 10:05pm
For the next two Sundays it is a free entry to the Whyalla Maritime Museum for kids coming with a family.

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Australia Day Award - Women hold up half the sky!

(District Council of Elliston)
20 October 2017 09:02am
Celebrating and recognising the exceptional contribution women make in their communities.

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Co-ordinator Asset Management

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
19 October 2017 2:09pm

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Fund Your Neighbourhood

(Wakefield Regional Council)
19 October 2017 2:07pm
Vote for exciting projects in your neighbourhood

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Surf life savers visit Story Time

(Whyalla Council)
19 October 2017 1:52pm
The pre-schoolers learned all about beach safety and had plenty of fun doing it at the Whyalla Public Library this week.

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Coorong tourism industry in focus

(Coorong District Council)
19 October 2017 1:29pm
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Good Copyright Governance

(District Council of Elliston)
19 October 2017 1:22pm
The District Council of Elliston is helping creators around Australia to continue developing new ideas and high quality content.

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SATIC Snapshot 16 October 2017

(District Council of Elliston)
19 October 2017 1:01pm
SATIC Snapshot - tourism news you can use

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Light the Night to be even brighter

(Whyalla Council)
19 October 2017 10:31pm
Following on from the success of the first Whyalla Light the Night in 2016, this year's event will be held at Civic Park

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Port Road Drainage Project - October Update

(City of Charles Sturt)
19 October 2017 10:18pm
The City of Charles Sturt's $24 million Port Road Drainage Project is progressing at a steady pace despite the rain in August and September.

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Securing the future of Victor Harbor’s iconic horse tram

(City of Victor Harbor)
19 October 2017 09:14am

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Sunrise visits Port Lincoln

(City of Port Lincoln)
19 October 2017 09:12am

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SA Water verdict won’t dampen Coorong Livestock water security efforts

(Coorong District Council)
19 October 2017 09:00am
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MEDIA RELEASE - Community to vote for their favourite local projects

(City of Port Lincoln)
18 October 2017 5:00pm

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Fund My Neighbourhood

(Town of Gawler)
18 October 2017 4:49pm

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Fire Danger Season Brought Forward by CFS

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
18 October 2017 4:30pm
Please note that the CFS has now officially declared the Fire Danger Season dates and due to the unseasonal dry conditions the commencement of the Riverland region fire danger season has been brought forward 2 weeks to 1st November 2017 to 15th April 2018. Further fire danger season information is available here.

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Fire Danger Season

(District Council of Elliston)
18 October 2017 4:00pm
The South Australian Country Fire Service has advised fire ban dates for the 2017-2018 Fire Danger Season

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Out and About this Weekend

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 October 2017 3:59pm

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Changes to start of Fire Danger Season:

(Regional Council of Goyder)
18 October 2017 3:50pm
The South Australian Country Fire Service have fixed the date of the Fire Danger Season within the Mid North to commence on the 1st of November 2017 and to end on the 30th of April 2018.

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Christmas Closure Times

(District Council of Elliston)
18 October 2017 3:19pm
The District Council of Elliston Council Office will be closed from 1.00pm Friday 22 December 2017 to 8.30am on Tuesday 2 January 2018 inclusiive.

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Monash and Lone Gum Community Association AGM

(The Berri Barmera Council)
18 October 2017 3:04pm
The club will be holding their AGM on Monday 30th October at the Monash Town Hall to commence at 7.30pm. Everyone Welcome.

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New Manager for Adelaide Hills Recreation Centre & Mount Barker Mountain Pool

(Mount Barker District Council)
18 October 2017 2:02pm

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Vote Now - Fund My Neighbourhoood

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
18 October 2017 1:02pm
to have a chance in gaining funding for projects in Cowell we need your vote.

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MEDIA RELEASE - Cruise Ship Welcome Program selected as a finalist in SA Tourism Awards

(City of Port Lincoln)
18 October 2017 12:18pm

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Greenacres Quiz Night

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 October 2017 11:46am

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MEDIA RELEASE - 20 Port Lincoln Batonbearers prepare to share the dream of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

(City of Port Lincoln)
18 October 2017 11:22am

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Services available for Block Clearing & Mowing

(District Council of Barunga West)
18 October 2017 10:53pm
The following Contractors have a service available for the clearing and mowing of blocks. Please note, Contractors Business are not listed as one of Council’s preferred contractors, it is a guide only to offer block slashing services for ratepayers. •Take a Break Services – takeabreakservices@bigond.com Marijke Gurr – Administration – 0407 397 071 Rick Gurr – Gardening – 0419 877 624 Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pelicanlogo/ •Lyn Bettess Gardening – 0427 262 162

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Cruise Ship Welcome Program

(City of Port Lincoln)
18 October 2017 09:56am

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Coffin Bay Batonbearers announced

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
18 October 2017 09:52am

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Queens Baton Relay - Coffin Bay

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
18 October 2017 09:46am

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National Disability Insurance Scheme Community Information Sessions

(District Council of Robe)
17 October 2017 4:29pm

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Nominations now open for 2018 Australia Day Awards

(Adelaide Plains Council)
17 October 2017 4:13pm
Each year Council recognises the outstanding achievements of community members and organisations that motivate and inspire others through their vision, leadership, talent, humility and spirit of community service. Click 'Read More' for more information.

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Public feedback sought regarding SE Community Legal Service

(District Council of Grant)
17 October 2017 2:59pm

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Garage Sale Trail

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 October 2017 1:46pm
Everyone loves a bargain and this year’s Garage Sale Trail in Naracoorte Lucindale, which takes place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October, is shaping up to be the biggest-ever sustainable shopping extravaganza with 18 garage sales across the district.

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Garage Sale Trail

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 October 2017 1:36pm
Everyone loves a bargain and this year’s Garage Sale Trail in Naracoorte Lucindale, which takes place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October, is shaping up to be the biggest-ever sustainable shopping extravaganza with 18 garage sales across the district.

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Free Green Waste Disposal Days - October 2017

(Mid Murray Council)
17 October 2017 1:28pm

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Greenacres Community Fun Day 29 October

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 October 2017 12:56pm

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Application for a Category 3 Development

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 October 2017 12:31pm
An application comprising a CATEGORY 3 DEVELOPMENT under Section 38(5) of the Development Act, 1993 has been lodged for development assessment.

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Citizen of the Year Awards

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 October 2017 12:27pm
Nominations for the 2018 Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Event of the Year are now open for Naracoorte and Lucindale.

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Greenacres Community Fun Day!

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 October 2017 11:13am

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Council proudly supports business awards

(Whyalla Council)
17 October 2017 11:10am
The Whyalla Chamber of Commerce and Industry held another fantastic awards night last week.

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Learn more about what we do in our 'Day in the Life of' videos

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 October 2017 09:50am

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count

(City of Mt Gambier)
17 October 2017 09:21am
With only 6 days until the Aussie Bird Count begins, BirdLife Australia is encouraging everyone to begin planning when and where they will start counting. You can register your interest by heading to the official website at www.aussiebirdcount.org.au.

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Notice of Demolition Operations

(Light Regional Council)
17 October 2017 09:01am
Demolition Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 30th October 2017 at the former IGA and butcher store at 52-60 Main Street Kapunda.

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Australia Day 2018

(District Council of Elliston)
16 October 2017 2:42pm
Australia Day 2018 Nominations for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year 2018 are now open.

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Department of Defence - Notice to Fisherman

(Adelaide Plains Council)
16 October 2017 2:18pm
The Department of Defence have issued a notice to fisherman with regard to live firing affecting Gulf St Vincent Waters. Please click the 'Read more' button to see the documents regarding this information.

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The October 2017 newsletter is now available. Read about Councillor decisions and whats happening in the district.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
16 October 2017 12:02pm

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Employment Opportunity - Trainee - Administration Officer

(Regional Council of Goyder)
16 October 2017 11:21am
An exciting employment opportunity for an Administration Trainee position has become available at the Regional Council of Goyder.

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Beachport Sand & Boat Ramp Management - Have your say

(Wattle Range Council)
16 October 2017 11:18am

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2018 Citizen of the Year Awards

(City of Victor Harbor)
16 October 2017 09:45am

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Media Release - Ride To Work Day

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
13 October 2017 4:42pm

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Dog & Cat Microchip Day - Port Lincoln

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
13 October 2017 3:55pm

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Roadside Vegetation Management Survey

(Kangaroo Island Council)
13 October 2017 2:50pm
The Kangaroo Island Road Safety Committee are running a survey on Roadside Vegetation Management. Have your say at www.surveymonkey.com/r/KIRSC-resident-survey. The survey closes on 23 October 2017.

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Time to step out as storm-damaged trail is back in action

(Wakefield Regional Council)
13 October 2017 2:05pm

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My Local Services App - Waste Collection Details

(Kangaroo Island Council)
13 October 2017 12:21pm
To ensure your bin collection information is displaying correctly please update your app from the app store. Alternatively, you can reset your address in the settings screen of the app.

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Port Augusta City Council continues to streamline and improve operations

(Port Augusta City Council)
13 October 2017 12:19pm
Port Augusta City Council (Council) is committed to the ongoing review and improvement of all aspects of our business to ensure we are delivering effective and efficient services to the Port Augusta community.

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Nominate a local young achiever

(Wakefield Regional Council)
13 October 2017 12:10pm

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District Council of Elliston - WalkingSA Walking Award Winner 2017

(District Council of Elliston)
13 October 2017 11:00am
District Council of Elliston is delighted that the Elliston Coastal Trail has been recognised for its contribution to walking in South Australia by WalkingSA at its award night last night!

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GFG Alliance on board for this year's pageant

(Whyalla Council)
13 October 2017 09:14am
GFG Alliance has wasted no time getting involved in the Whyalla community by sponsoring this year's Christmas pageant

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October 2017 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
13 October 2017 09:00am

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Better Street Sweeping Services for Mitcham

(City of Mitcham)
12 October 2017 6:31pm

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TAFE Training Opportunities

(Wudinna District Council)
12 October 2017 3:42pm

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Vintage Theatre Co-op Workshops & Performance

(Wudinna District Council)
12 October 2017 2:20pm

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Playgroup - RAA presentation on Child Restraints in Vehicles

(Wudinna District Council)
12 October 2017 2:03pm

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Calendar of Events 13 October and Upcoming Events in 2017

(Port Augusta City Council)
12 October 2017 1:46pm

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CEIP Community Development Group

(Wudinna District Council)
12 October 2017 12:01pm

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Visibility: A forum for senior citizens, families and their carers

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
12 October 2017 11:34am

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Warning about snakes during the summer months

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
12 October 2017 11:21am

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Plans for Upgrading the Town Centre Precinct

(District Council of Kimba)
12 October 2017 11:05am

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Port Road Drainage - Update on the Project

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 October 2017 11:04am
The Project is steadily gaining pace along Port Road and is expected to reach West Lakes Boulevard by December 2017.

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Origami Workshop

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
12 October 2017 10:26pm

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Download or print off this map to navigate your way around Matulick Riverfront Trail

(Renmark Paringa Council)
12 October 2017 10:20pm

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Kapunda Lifestyle Village

(Light Regional Council)
12 October 2017 09:04am
A seminar is scheduled for 1 November 2017 at 1:30pm at the Kapunda Lifestyle Village Community Centre.

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Council Services

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
12 October 2017 08:59am

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October Community Newsletter 2017

(District Council of Kimba)
11 October 2017 3:07pm

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2018 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS NOW OPEN

(Northern Areas Council)
11 October 2017 2:40pm

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Council Provides New Public Automated External Defibrillator

(District Council of Kimba)
11 October 2017 2:03pm

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Proposal to Declare a Separate Rate - Gawler Water Reuse Scheme

(Light Regional Council)
11 October 2017 12:14pm
Notice is hereby given that has Council resolved to propose to declare a separate rate to be levied as a fixed charge against rateable assessment for the construction of the Gawler Water Reuse Scheme infrastructure.

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Congratulations to the award winning Parks Recreation Centre

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
11 October 2017 12:00pm

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Latest Granite Newsletter

(Wudinna District Council)
11 October 2017 11:00am

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** MEDIA RELEASE ** NEW CEO APPOINTED

(Tatiara District Council)
11 October 2017 10:57pm
At the October Council Meeting held 11th October the Mayor announced that Council's new Chief Executive Officer had been appointed.

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Your View: Jetty Road Draft Masterplan - final opportunity for feedback

(City of Holdfast Bay)
11 October 2017 10:48pm

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Eastside Foreshore Jetty Condition Change

(Port Augusta City Council)
11 October 2017 10:31pm
Port Augusta City Council (Council) advises community members and visitors that there has been a change in the condition of the eastside foreshore jetty (referred to as the ‘T’ jetty).

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New Contract Arrangements - Loxton Pool

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
11 October 2017 09:31am
New contract arrangements have been finalised for the management of the Loxton Swimming Pool. The contract to operate the Pool has been awarded to Waikerie Community Sports Centre. Find out more here.

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Check out the artwork and cast your vote

(Whyalla Council)
11 October 2017 09:20am
The People's Choice Award is open for voting until December 2 at the Middleback Arts Centre

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Copper Post Newsletter Spring 2017

(District Council of the Copper Coast)
11 October 2017 00:00am

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Calling all artists

(City of Marion)
10 October 2017 3:52pm
We are looking for South Australian based artists to develop a public art mural at Kellett Reserve Oval in Morphettville.

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Swimming Pool Attendants at Jamestown and Gladstone - Casual Positions

(Northern Areas Council)
10 October 2017 3:31pm

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Southend Adaptation Study

(Wattle Range Council)
10 October 2017 3:10pm

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